BC NEWS LIST
Here are some numbers to keep on your refrigerator. These numbers will be useful in an emergency.
After 18 months of analysis & with the input of over 700 residents, the Department of Health & Health Partners have released the 2010 Community Health Assessment Report.
The recycling center behind Earth Fare in the Westgate shopping center will close December 31.
You can now recycle rechargeable batteries, cell phones, CFLs & plastic shopping bags at Lowe's!
If you're heating with wood, keep these safety precautions in mind...
When closed during cold weather, most curtains can reduce heat loss from a warm room up to 10%.
Here are some guidelines to help ensure the survival of your tree...
Check out these adorable cats and dogs looking for a home!
Congratulations to Samantha Trimble of Enka for her Candy Cane Fudge recipe!
Did You Know?
County Schools Snow Make Up Days Announced
To make up instructional time lost due to inclement weather on December 6 and 7, Buncombe County Schools will be in session on Monday, January 3 and on Thursday, March 3.
These days were previously scheduled as teacher work days. The County Schools ask that everyone pass along this information because it is important for parents and students to realize that students will return from Winter Break on MONDAY, January 3, and not on Tuesday the 4.
Winter Weather Definitions
Ever get confused about the difference in a winter weather advisory, a watch or a warning? Here's the difference:
Here's a great link for more Winter weather information.
See a Problem at a Railroad Crossing?
Report any problem - stalled vehicle on the tracks, damaged sign, obstructed view and/or signal malfunction - to the railroad immediately. Call the emergency notification number posted on or near the crossing, or notify local law enforcement.
It could save a life!
Libraries Closing Early Today (Dec. 13, 2010)
Due to winter weather, all Buncombe County Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. today, Monday, December 13, 2010.